Posts Tagged 'mobile security'

Mobile banking Trojans have usually pretended to be security applications (for example, Zitmo) or legitimate banking apps (FakeToken or FkSite a.k.a. Perkele) to trick users into installing the malware. These apps steal incoming SMS messages that could contain mTANs (Mobile Transaction Authentication Numbers) used as two-factor authentication to allow Internet transactions. Now, however, it seems that […]

One man’s trash is another man’s new identity? Yes, because that “junk mail” you toss in the garbage contains valuable data about yourself. A crook bent on identity theft can potentially have a field day with your discarded pre-approved credit card applications, bank statements, etc. Using a paper shredder before throwing out letters and documents […]

If the laws of nature are capable of teaching us one thing it’s this: if it seems too good to be true, it usually is. One of the most popular apps in the Google Play Store was recently found to be just that – a fantasy. The app titled Virus Shield purported to “improve the […]

A night at the movies previously meant compromising between an edge-of-your-seat thriller and that new Nora Ephron romantic comedy, with the biggest ding to your wallet being a $10 bucket of large popcorn. However, now it may end up costing you more than just the exorbitantly priced snacks. Movie ticket site Fandango as well as […]

Till the age of 10, a child lives in an idyllic world of his own creation, where only his games and parents are often enough to keep him blissfully happy. But come the tweens and teens, there is a sea-change in his attitude to life. Suddenly the child is besieged with hitherto unknown emotions, ideas […]